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Health and Medical Services

Health care services may be provided when a person needs specialized health care services directly related to, or the direct result of, a developmental disability, and the care is required to protect health or safety or to prevent regression. These services include specialized medical, dental, nursing, nutritional or pharmaceutical services. Durable medical equipment that may be provided includes those mechanical, assistive or adaptive devices which are designed to sustain life or to facilitate mobility, communication, community access or environmental control in order to promote increased independence. Wheelchairs, apnea monitors and communication devices are examples of durable medical equipment. Non-durable medical equipment and supply services that may be provided include those expendable products which are designed to assist an individual to maintain optimal health and to promote maximum adaptive functioning such as prescription medication, eyeglasses, diapers, hearing aids, and orthopedic shoes.

State-wide Resources

Health / Medical Links

Medi-Cal and how to access it by County

Medi-Cal by CenCal Health 

DDS Guide to Accessing Medical Services

CenCal Health Providers

Recibiendo atencion medico con Medi-Cal – en español

CenCal Guia para Miembros – en español

Resources for the Aging Population & End of Life Planning

Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County Health Information

San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County Health Information

San Luis Obispo CenCal Provider Directory

Ventura County

Ventura County Health Information

Access to Health Coverage in Ventura County 

Ventura County Mail-in Medi-Cal Application

Ventura County Medical Resource Guide

Gold Coast Health Plan Providers

Beacon Health Options

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